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Mr. Salome A. B. is 53 years old and lives in San Ignacio. He is married and his wife is a homemaker. He has three adult children who are in school, and he works as a pineapple farmer.

Infection by pests and diseases are among the problems that Mr. Salome has faced with his land. This is the reason why he is requesting a loan again. He will buy fertilizers and other agricultural supplies, which will allow him to better maintain his crops and to improve his output. This will be his eighth loan cycle and he says that he feels very grateful for the support offered to him. His harvest has increased and he has been able to expand his lands, which he attributes largely to the benefits of his household's improved economic situation.
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El señor Salome A. B., tiene 53 años de edad vive en San Ignacio es casado y su esposa se dedica a los trabajos domésticos, tiene 3 hijos mayores de edad, que actualmente están estudiando, el se dedica a la agricultura de la piña.

Uno de los problemas que ha tenido el señor Salome en sus terrenos, es la Infección de Plagas y enfermedades, es por esta razón que nuevamente solicita un préstamo para la compra de fertilizantes e insumos vegetativos que permitan un mejor mantenimiento a las cosechas para una mejor producción, esta será su octavo ciclo y dice sentirse agradecido por el apoyo brindado ya que su cosecha se ha multiplicado y a podido agrandaar sus terrenos que ha abonado en gran medida a una mejor economía que beneficia diariamente a su hogar.

Additional Information


This loan is administered by AFODENIC, La Asociación para el Fomento al Desarrollo Nicaragua, a Kiva Field Partner based in Managua, Nicaragua. Founded in 1999, AFODENIC was created to promote the socio-economic and cultural development of sectors that are excluded from commercial banking. Integrating economic and human resources, AFODENIC offers affordable and adaptable financial services aimed at strengthening the family unit of their clients, who include students, producers, and micro- and small entrepreneurs from rural and urban areas. AFODENIC is a socially responsible institution engaged in society and making a positive impact on its professional partners and communities.

Supporting a borrower through AFODENIC contributes to the pursuit of innovation in mitigating poverty in Nicaragua. Visit AFODENIC’s partner page for more information.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,445,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Salome to buy fertilizers and other agricultural supplies, which will help him to better maintain his crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
3 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 9, 2010
Jul 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010